Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake (Kawakami Village, Nagano)

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake
シャトレーゼスキーリゾート八ヶ岳 (長野県 川上村)
Planned season: Thursday 15th December 2016 until Sunday 26th March 2017
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Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake is located on the north-western foothills of Mt Yokoo in Kawakami village in the eastern region of Nagano Prefecture. It is known for fine views of Yatsugatake and has been open since 1989.

Nagano Prefecture is located in the Chubu region of the main island of Honshu. Most of the Northern Alps, Central Alps and Southern Alps are located within Nagano (along with neighbouring prefectures). Nagano has the second highest number of ski and snowboard resorts in all of Japan and they are spread around the whole prefecture. Nagano city and many of the major ski resorts are located in the northern region.

Regional information Learn more about the Nagano region

The Mountain

1620m
220m
1400m
32"
5
1300m
3
20%
30%
50%
Skiers
60%
ropeways Ropeways gondolas Gondolas quad lifts Quad lifts triple lifts Triple lifts pair lifts Pair lifts single lifts Single lifts other lifts Other
Boarders
40%
0 0 1 0 2 0 0

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake Snow Depth Statistics

Official snow depth numbers from the current season and previous season
December January February March
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
16/17
season
15/16
season
1st - - 1st 45cm 35cm 1st 80cm 75cm 1st 95cm 70cm
2nd - - 2nd 45cm 35cm 2nd 80cm 75cm 2nd 95cm 70cm
3rd - - 3rd 45cm 35cm 3rd 80cm 75cm 3rd 95cm 70cm
4th - - 4th 50cm 35cm 4th 80cm 80cm 4th 95cm 70cm
5th - - 5th 50cm 35cm 5th 80cm 80cm 5th 95cm 70cm
6th - - 6th 50cm 35cm 6th 80cm 80cm 6th 90cm 70cm
7th - - 7th 50cm 35cm 7th 80cm 80cm 7th 90cm 65cm
8th - - 8th 50cm 35cm 8th 80cm 80cm 8th 90cm 65cm
9th - - 9th 60cm 35cm 9th 85cm 80cm 9th 90cm 60cm
10th - - 10th 60cm 40cm 10th 90cm 85cm 10th 90cm 65cm
11th - - 11th 60cm 40cm 11th 90cm 80cm 11th 90cm 70cm
12th - - 12th 60cm 40cm 12th 90cm 80cm 12th 90cm 70cm
13th - - 13th 60cm 45cm 13th 90cm 85cm 13th 90cm 70cm
14th - - 14th 60cm 45cm 14th 90cm 85cm 14th 85cm 70cm
15th 40cm - 15th 60cm 45cm 15th 90cm 75cm 15th 80cm 75cm
16th 40cm - 16th 60cm 45cm 16th 90cm 75cm 16th 80cm 75cm
17th 40cm - 17th 65cm 45cm 17th 90cm 75cm 17th 75cm 75cm
18th 40cm - 18th 65cm 45cm 18th 90cm 75cm 18th 75cm 65cm
19th 40cm - 19th 70cm 70cm 19th 90cm 75cm 19th 70cm 55cm
20th 40cm 30cm 20th 70cm 70cm 20th 90cm 75cm 20th 65cm 55cm
21st 40cm 30cm 21st 75cm 70cm 21st 95cm 70cm 21st 65cm 55cm
22nd 40cm 30cm 22nd 75cm 70cm 22nd 95cm 70cm 22nd 70cm -
23rd 40cm 30cm 23rd 75cm 70cm 23rd 100cm 70cm 23rd 70cm -
24th 35cm 30cm 24th 80cm 70cm 24th 100cm 75cm 24th 70cm -
25th 35cm 30cm 25th 80cm 75cm 25th 95cm 70cm 25th 70cm -
26th 40cm 30cm 26th 80cm 75cm 26th 95cm 70cm 26th 70cm -
27th 35cm 30cm 27th 80cm 75cm 27th 100cm 70cm 27th - -
28th 35cm 30cm 28th 80cm 75cm 28th 95cm 70cm 28th - -
29th 40cm 30cm 29th 80cm 75cm 29th - 70cm 29th - -
30th 40cm 35cm 30th 80cm 75cm 30th 30th - -
31st 40cm 35cm 31st 80cm 75cm 31st 31st - -

Previous Statistics

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake Facilities

School
School
Ski School: Available Snowboard School: Available
Ski and snowboard lessons are available at Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake. 
Rental
Equipment Rental
Ski Rental: Available Snowboard Rental: Available
Ski and snowboard equipment rental is available.
Ski and snowboard wear rental is also available. 
Children Facilities
Children's facilities
The 'Kids Park' features a number of attractions for young children including a moving walkway, a sledging area and an area to play in the snow. Entry is 500 yen, or free with a half day or day lift ticket. 
Park Information
Park information
There are a number of 'Park' areas at Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake including 'JoyJoy Park' and 'Rail Park'. 

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake Season & Opening Times

Typical season is from Mid December until Late March
October November December January February March April May June July
                                                           
Daytime
Daytime
Weekends and holidays Normally open from 8:00am until 5:00pm
Weekdays Normally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm
Nighta
'Nighta' (night skiing)
Weekends and holidays Sometimes
Weekdays No
Opening information
Opening information
Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake is generally open from 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays and from 8am until 5pm on weekends and holidays.
On Saturdays and other special days in the season it is open until 7pm for what it calls 'short nighta'.

Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake Lift Ticket Charges

Adults Child
Pre-Elementary Scool age
Older Child
Elementary & Junior High School age
Senior
Master 50-59 years
1 Day (weekends & holidays) 4,000 yen 2,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
1 Day (weekdays) 3,500 yen 1,500 yen 2,500 yen 2,500 yen
Half Day (weekends & holidays) 3,000 yen 2,000 yen 2,000 yen
Half Day (weekdays) 2,500 yen 1,500 yen 1,500 yen
1 Lift Coupon 400 yen 300 yen 300 yen
11 Lift Coupons 4,000 yen 3,000 yen 3,000 yen
Short Nighta (4pm-7pm) 1,000 yen 500 yen 1,000 yen
Season Ticket 38,000 yen 18,000 yen 28,000 yen 28,000 yen
Lift Ticket Information People aged 60 years and over are eligible for special 'Senior' tickets.

A number of special family lift tickets are available:

Family A set ticket (1 adult and 1 child) - 5,000 yen on holidays and 4,000 yen on weekdays.
Family B set ticket (2 adults and 1 child) - 8,000 yen on holidays and 6,500 yen on weekdays.
Family C set ticket (2 adults and 2 children) - 10,000 yen on holidays and 8,000 yen on weekdays.
Additional children charged 2000 yen on holidays and 1,500 yen on weekdays.

Ladies Day is every weekday (except when they are over New Year and holidays). On those days a 1 day ticket for ladies is 2,500 yen.

Couples Day is every weekday (except when they are over New Year and holidays). On those days a 1 day ticket for one man and one woman is 5,000 yen.

Ski-kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day) is on the third Sunday of the month. On those days, a 1 day ticket for elementary and junior high school age children is 1,500 yen.

The season ticket is valid for nighta, the kids park and also at the nearby Koumi Riekkusu Ski Valley resort.

Getting to Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake

By public transport
Train
Train
46.9km from Sakudaira Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line
3.7km from Nobeyama Station on the Koumi Line
25km from Kobuchizawa Station on the Chuo Honsen line
Transport Information
Information
Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake is less than 4km from Nobeyama Station on the Koumi line.

>> More information on the Hokuriku Shinkansen train line
bus
Bus
No shuttle bus service from local stations is available.

A taxi from Nobeyama Station takes about 5 minutes.
By Car
Car
20.4km from the Nagasaka IC on the Chuo Expressway
25.9km from the Suwa Minami IC on the Chuo Expressway
42.8km from the Saku Minami IC on the Chubu Odan Expressway
Nearest national route: Route 141 (4km away)
Direction
Direction
Chateraise Resort Yatsugatake can be reached easily from the Joshinetsu Expressway and Chubu Odan Expressway to the north and from the Chuo Expressway from the south.

From the Nagasaka IC of the Chuo Expressway turn left onto Prefecture Road 32 and after about 500m turn left again onto Prefecture Road 28. After about 12km turn left onto Route 141 and then just over 3km later turn right at the sign to head up to the resort.

>> More information on the Chuo Expressway
Parking
Parking
There is parking for 1000 vehicles at the base area of the resort on five car parks. Parking is free every day of the season.

More Information

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Address
Address
Goshodaira 1841
Kawakami-mura
Minamisaku-gun
Nagano-ken
384-1407
Telephone
Telephone
0267-91-1001
Season dates and information
The information shown on this page is for the 2016-2017 season. Planned season dates and information for the 2017-2018 season will be updated over the next few months in time for the upcoming ski season. (Updated: late August 2017)
Current resort snow depth
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